April 05, 2020

Thoughts On Making Korea Whole
Recently, I watched an episode of a 2011 historical Korean TV drama, Warrior Baek Dong Soo. Set in the mid-1700s, there’s a scene where a defeated Chinese villain says to a Korean martial artist: “Someone so highly skilled in martial arts...How can he stay in this little Joseon (i.e., Korea)?” The Korean retorts, “It has been said that for five thousand years, more than half of the land